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Guest lecture: Conceptualizing domination and resistance in transnational religious networks

When:Tu 05-03-2013 10:00 - 12:00
Where:Court Room Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Oude Boteringestraat 38

All students and staff are cordially invited to a guest lecture by prof. dr. Manuel Vasquez entitled:

"Conceptualizing Domination and Resistance in Transnational Religious Networks"

dr. Erin Wilson will be discussant. Suggested reading in preparation: Manuel Vasquez "Studying Religion in Motion: A Networks Approach.” Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 20 (2008): 151-184

prof. dr. Manuel Vasquez
prof. dr. Manuel Vasquez

Vásquez is chair of the Faculty of Religion, University of Floarida. He is the author of More than Belief: A Materialist Theory of Religion (Oxford, 2011) and The Brazilian Popular Church and the Crisis of Modernity (Cambridge, 1998). He also co-authored Living ‘Illegal’: The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration (New Press, 2011) and Globalizing the Sacred: Religion across the Americas (Rutgers, 2003) and. Moreover, he has published a number of co-edited volumes, including A Place to Be: Brazilian, Guatemalan, and Mexican Immigrants in Florida’s New Destinations (Rutgers, 2009), Latin American Religions: Histories and Documents in Context (NYU, 2008), and Immigrant Faiths: Transforming Religious Life in America. (AltaMira, 2005).

This guest lecture was facilitated by the international staff mobility fund. It is part of the course on Migration, Culture and Religious Identity taught by prof. dr. Hetty Zock and dr. Marjo Buitelaar.